LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon P510 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
P510 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon P510 can shoot continuously at max speed of 7 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec.
Unfortunately P510 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon P510 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Nikon P510 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon P510, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 15,30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon P510 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
P510 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 120 fps for ultra slow motion videos. P510 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon P510 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a DSLR-Like camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect P510 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Nikon P510 is powered by EN-EL5 battery which provides a shooting life of 200 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, Nikon P510 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend P510 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon P510 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon P510 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Nikon P510 is $369.99